Celebrating our women: Penny Fowler, Chairman of the Good Friday Appeal

For 150 years, the RCH has grown from strength to strength due to the generous philanthropic support of our community. Today, the spirit of generosity lives on through Dame Elisabeth Murdoch’s granddaughter, Penny Fowler, Chairman of the Good Friday Appeal. Penny shares why her grandmother is one of her biggest inspirations and her favourite Good Friday Appeal memories.

Introducing the face of the 2020 Good Friday Appeal

Quinnie’s journey at The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) started when she was just a few hours old, her dramatic arrival into the world something that parents Clare and Jarrod weren’t expecting.

Celebrating our women: Helen Codman from Nursing Education

Ahead of International Women’s Day this Sunday, we’ll be sharing stories throughout the week about women within The Royal Children’s Hospital community who inspire us and who have contributed to our rich history. Today we profile Helen Codman from Nursing Education.

Celebrating our women: Phyllis and Amy from Volunteer Services

At The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH), we are inspired daily by the achievements and contributions made by our staff, volunteers and community. Today, we look at the amazing contribution that volunteers have made to the RCH since our inception, and speak to current volunteers Phyllis and Amy who between them, have volunteered at the hospital for 60 years. 

Open Access Board Meeting

All staff, patients, families and members of the RCH community are invited to attend the RCH Open Access Board Meeting on Wednesday, February 26.

A journey through time

To commemorate 150 years of wonderful achievements, we are pleased to share with you our new archives and collections website.

Family violence expected to increase following bushfire crisis

Australia has just endured a horrific start to the bushfire season, and many communities and families are now grappling with the devastating aftermath. Unfortunately, for some people, increased family violence is an added trauma to deal with at this already difficult time.